One out of four adults in California is a high school dropout. Class Dismissed takes an up-close look at the crisis through the lives of four young people from the Central Valley. The stories reveal what’s at stake for their future and ours. Topics: high school dropouts, Capital Public Radio
byWillms, Jon Douglas; Programme for International Student Assessment
How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school and learning outcomes, but also because student engagement represents a valued outcome in itself. The OECD PISA provides not only information on... Topics: bub_upload, Motivation in education, Students, School attendance, High school dropouts,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=B6s0O7lMD4QC&hl=&source=gbs_api
9% of teenagers never finish high school. Many of those that do are not equipped to handle the cognitive challenges of today's job market. K12Counts offers a fresh and powerful format for permanently solving this problem. See this interview with Sumant Pendharker, founder of K12Counts. This program was aired on KMVT15 Community Media. Topics: California, Mountain View, KMVT15 Community Media, Public Access TV, Community Media, PEG, Youtube,...
Can the unique mentorship plan of K12Counts solve the high school drop out problem AND prepare our youth for the 21st Century job market? Sumant Pendharker, founder of K12Counts, and Cynthia Karina León of California School-Based Heath Alliance say "Yes!" Learn why in this interview. This program was aired on KMVT15 Community Media. Topics: California, Mountain View, KMVT15 Community Media, Public Access TV, Community Media, PEG, Youtube,...
Show 121 (25 Feb 2015)This week on the Virtual Skeptics:Bob gladly wears a meat dress; Eve is glad she’s not moving to Idaho;And Tim is glad for some new online tools....I’m your host, Tim FarleyAnd this is our panel for the week...Bob Blaskiewicz - CSI’s Conspiracy Guy web columnist, blogger for Skeptical Humanities, and Skepticality contributorEve Siebert - Editor and blogger at Skeptical Humanities and contributor to Skepticality and Insight at Skeptic.comTim Farley - blogger at... Topics: skeptical podcast, skepticism, Virtual Skeptics, science, critical thinking, podcast, Idaho...